Lovebug Season in Liberty County has Arrived!

  For most people, the first signs of fall include cooler weather, leaves changing colors and the start of the football season. In Liberty County, however, the kick-off to fall is announced by the arrival of lovebugs! Lovebugs are black and orange insects that fill the sky, as well as windshields and car grilles, at…

Hunting Season in Liberty County

Lanier & Chi Sittle. Photo provided by Ashley Sittle As the days in Liberty County are growing shorter and the heat of the summer is slowly receding, we can catch a glimpse of fall in the distance. It won’t be long before cooler winds drift through those Georgia pines. One of the best fall activities…

Keeping cane-syrup tradition alive

Steven Gordon and his father, Charles Gordon, feed sugar cane into a syrup mill. Photo provided.   Years ago, almost every rural family had a ugar-cane mill and a boiler shelter. To make your syrup, cane had to be grown, gathered, the juice squeezed out and boiled. This was usually done during Thanksgiving vacation; by…

Friday Night Lights in Liberty County

It’s Friday night in Liberty County, the stadium lights are on and a stream of people are pouring into Olvey Field. The atmosphere is amazing, and you can feel the excitement of the upcoming game. From August to December every year that excitement translates into high school football season. Like most areas in the south,…

Day/Field Trip Ideas in Liberty County

Whether you’re an educator or just someone who enjoys a good day trip, we thought a list of neat places to see/go/explore would be useful, along with some ways to incorporate these into lesson plans for teachers! To get you started, we’ve created a list of places you can go right here in Liberty County!…